Organizational Dynamics: Diagnosis and Intervention
A member of the AWL OD Series! This book offers managers and OD specialists a powerful way of diagnosing organizational problems and of deciding when, where, and how to use (or not use) the diverse and growing number of organizational improvement tools that are available today. Comprehensive and fully integrated, the book includes many different concepts, research findings, and competing philosophies and provides specific examples of how to use the information to improve organizational functioning.
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The Major Conceptual Elements
System Dynamics in the Short Run
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